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Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Eileen van der Schyff Friday the 13th – the day that holds a lot of superstition. There are a few origins to this “supernatural” day that caused people’s strange superstitions. The fear of the number 13, “triskaidekaphobia”, created traditions such as restaurants missing out the 13th table and builders skipping the 13th floor when designing […]

Car guards re-registration this Friday

SharlienTjambari Existing and future car guards are summoned for a meeting, which will focus  on re-registration and issuing of car guard’s permits. The meeting will take place on Friday, 14 February at 09:00 at the Swakopmund Municipal Training room. The Swakopmund Municipal Senior Traffic Officer Responsible for Operations, Thomas Shindume said the maximum number of […]

Extract from the Namib Times, Friday 20 March 1964

Extract from the Namib Times, Friday 20 March 1964

“Over 600 people were present on Saturday evening at the Commissioning Ceremony of the new building of the Walvis Bay Yacht Club. The Commissioning was performed by the Mayor of Walvis Bay, Clr. M.C. Botma. After the Reverend E.J. Wilson-Hughes blessed the building, the Mayor’s spouse Mrs. Betsy Botma cut the ribbon at the main […]

Alongside on Friday

Alongside on Friday

The luxury cruise liner Amadea calls at Walvis Bay on Friday. She departed Hamburg on 19 October this year for a cruise that covers the Canary Islands, Saint Helena, Walvis Bay, Lüderitz, all major South African port cities, Maputo in Mozambique, Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius, Seychelles, Oman on the Gulf of Aden, Jordan in the Gulf […]

NPL kick-off on Friday a boost for Brave Warriors returns

NPL kick-off on Friday a boost for Brave Warriors returns

The much anticipated Namibia Premier league (NPL) makes a return to our shores on Friday as African Stars and Orlando Pirates opens the 2017/18 season under the floodlights of the majestic Sam Nujoma Stadium at 20h00. Following over a year in the doldrums, the people’s weekend bread, the Namibia Premier league (NPL) was officially launched […]

International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day celebrated on Friday

International Human Rights Day and Namibian Women’s Day celebrated on Friday

A strong message of mutual respect for each other was the focal point of the event. Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It coincides with the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. This year’s theme, “stand up for someone’s rights today!” […]

PAR 3 competition at WBGC

PAR 3 competition at WBGC

Braving Walvis Bay the somewhat ideal weather conditions more aligned for wind surfing than golf, 34 players participated on a great format of golf from different tee off positions. The winner of the day was Grant Mather with the first prize and the trophy on a best gross of 63. The best Nett was won […]

Commercial explosives produced at Walvis Bay

Commercial explosives  produced at Walvis Bay

Floris Steenkamp Namibia has taken yet another step forward towards self-reliance with the commissioning recently of an Ammonium Nitrate Emulsion Plant at Walvis Bay. The plant produces commercial explosives from ammonium nitrate, also known as ammonium nitrate emulsion. The mining- and construction industries are the biggest consumers of ammonium nitrate emulsion for blasting purposes. The […]

Cash-in-transit guard who disappeared with N$300k arrested in Swakopmund

Cash-in-transit guard who disappeared with N$300k arrested in Swakopmund

A cash-in-transit security official who disappeared with N$300 000 in cash in Swakopmund last Friday, has been arrested in Swakopmund’s DRC settlement yesterday morning. Ricardo Oxurub (35) (pictured left) was part of a three-man team who had to replenish Bank Windhoek’s ATM’s with cash last Friday. After booking out cash at Bank Windhoek Swakopmund, the […]

Learner license testing at Arandis NaTIS

Learner license testing at Arandis NaTIS

Rudi Bowe The Roads Authority (RA) is happy to announce that it has with immediate effect commenced with learner license testing at the Arandis NaTIS Office. A subdivision of Transport Information and Regulatory Services, manages 37 registering authorities (NaTIS offices) countrywide of which only some are managed by local authorities. Majority are managed by RA. […]

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